UKCC Level 3 Coaching Judo

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23 March

Posted: 13/12/2018

Date: 23rd & 24th March, 18th & 19th May, 24th & 25th August (may change due to ‘The Gathering’), 26th & 27th October

Venue: JudoScotland, EICA-Ratho, South Platt Hill, Newbridge, EH28 8AA

 The UKCC Level 3 Award in Coaching Performance Judo looks at further developing coaches who are actively working across multiple recreational and/or performance environments with both children or adults. This awards builds upon the UKCC Level 2 in Coaching Judo, providing an advanced level of knowledge for senior coaches.

The course aims to enable candidates to create an effective coaching environment, establish supportive working relationships and manage the behaviour of participants and others.

If you are already a qualified UKCC Level 2 coach and are looking to develop your knowledge and skills to deliver a holistic training programme at your club, then this is the course for you.

The learning programme and assessment for the UKCC Level 3 is run over eight days divided into four weekend blocks.

·         23rd & 24th March

·         18th & 19th May

·         24th & 25th August (may change due to ‘The Gathering’)

·         26th & 27th October

On successful completion of this course candidates will receive a UKCC Level 3 coaching award and will be equipped to deliver: Coach all levels of judo activity, Grade up to and including 18th Mon and 1st Kyu, Open and run a judo club, Insured to act as referee, tournament director/technical official for Level 1 judo competitions and obtain matside accreditation for competition. 

What do you need before you can sign up?

·          Be at least 20 years of age

·          Be a current member of the JudoScotland

·          Hold a minimum British Judo Association 1st Dan Grade

·          It is recommended that candidates hold a UKCC Level 2 coaching award

·          Be able to communicate effectively in English (listening, speaking, reading and writing)

Course details

This programme is based on planning an annual programme which focuses on the holistic approach to training the whole player. Candidates will work through the following mandatory units as part of this course:

1.  Understanding the Principles of Sale and Equitable Coaching Practice

2.  Understanding the Fundamentals of Coaching Programmes

3.  Understanding the Principles of Planning Coaching Programmes

4.  Understanding How to support Participants’ Lifestyle through Coaching Programmes

5.  Analyse player(s) Performance and set Programme goals in Judo

6.  Plan Coaching Programmes in Judo

7.  Manage Safe and Effective Judo Coaching Programmes

8.  Deliver Judo Coaching Programmes

9.  Develop Player(s) Performance in Judo

10.Monitor and Evaluate Judo Coaching Programmes

11. Develop Coaching Practice in Judo

How much does the award cost?

The course costs £500. You may apply for a subsidy of either 20%, 40% or 60% Sportscotland dependant on your role within your club, the level you coach and whether you are a volunteer or paid coach.

When do I receive my certificate from the course?

In addition to attending a UKCC Level 3 Judo Coach learning programme, completing the assessment and completing portfolio tasks, all candidates will require having the following in place before receiving their UKCC Level 3 in Coaching Judo Licence:

·          Full current JudoScotland Membership

·          PVG Membership (formerly Disclosure Scotland)

·          Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport Certificate

·          First Aid Certificate

*Completion of the course will qualify you to be a coach but you will not be licensed or insured until the PVG, First Aid and Safeguarding certificates are completed. Once the candidate receives their award they will be required to attend three revalidation events in every six year period.

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